Corporate Compliance Insights

OneTrust to Acquire Ethics & Compliance Leader Convercent

ATLANTA, March 23, 2021 -- OneTrust today announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Convercent, a provider of ethics and compliance cloud software. The acquisition will build on OneTrust's investments in creating technology that brings together privacy, security, data governance, ethics and compliance, GRC, third-party risk, and ESG into a single operational workflow. Convercent's technology, 750 customers, 150 employees, and global CONVERGE user...

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The Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK) offers IT professionals mechanism to address challenges related to transparency, complexity and interdependency within the scope of cloud environments SEATTLE – March 22, 2021 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA today announced the availability of the Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge (CCAK), the first credential available for industry professionals to demonstrate their expertise in the essential principles of auditing...

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Gartner: Compliance Spending Plateaued in 2020

Despite Several Years of Budget Growth, Compliance Median Headcount is Trending Down Stamford, CT (March 18, 2021) – A study of 117 organizations in the second half of 2020 showed that compliance department spending was projected to plateau in 2020 after several years of rapid growth, according to Gartner, Inc. In the period from 2017-2019 total compliance spend per 1,000 employees grew more than...

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Webianr grpahic for behavox and CCI roundtable

As the pandemic starts to recede, compliance officers face a Channel Explosion: more data streams than ever before, which makes monitoring risk in a diverse IT environment harder than ever. And of course, this challenge comes amid an increasingly complex regulatory environment and at a time when we're all striving to leverage technology more cost effectively. Join Matt Kelly, Editor & CEO...

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Regulation in a New Administration: Priorities for Information Governance Strategies 

A new administration in the White House is always synonymous with change. In the aftermath of four years of active deregulation; however, it’s likely to be a whole new world for legal and compliance teams. As the Biden administration moves on undoing regulatory rollbacks pertaining to the environment, immigration and other policy priorities, businesses should be ready to act. In this on-demand...

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Deloitte’s Board Practices Quarterly: 2021 Boardroom Agenda

As many companies continue to pivot quickly in response to unanticipated events that unfolded due to the pandemic, board agendas are becoming more complex by the day. The recently released second issue of Board Practices Quarterly – conducted by Deloitte in collaboration with the Society for Corporate Governance – provides an extensive look at some of the key areas and trends that are expected to be on the...

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Provides critical solutions for the work-from-anywhere environment to address massive shifts in operational models, changed IT ecosystems and technology sprawl San Francisco, California (March 9, 2021) – Businesses need ready access and a single source of truth to provide accurate, real-time data for IT infrastructure to support a work-from-home, in-office or hybrid reality.  Oomnitza, the first provider of agentless technology orchestration for...

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The Power of Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services Compliance

We're facing a "Channel Explosion" these days, which means we're challenged to monitor more data streams than ever -- and we must do it in the new era of the hybrid workforce.  Technology can play a critical role here. Here's how an AI-driven solution can enhance financial services compliance while improving company culture. The hybrid workforce is here to stay.  We can...

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Palo Alto, CA (March 4, 2021) – Stoke Talent, a leading freelance management system, announces today the release of its Worker Classification Engine. This artificial intelligence algorithmic screening solution is able to offer early detection of high-risk independent contractor (IC) and/or freelancer relationships, which may lead to costly misclassification penalties and possible lawsuits if left undetected. This is the first product of...

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Washington D.C. (March 4, 2021) — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in the Division of Enforcement. The task force will be led by Kelly L. Gibson, the Acting Deputy Director of Enforcement, who will oversee a Division-wide effort, with 22 members drawn from the SEC’s headquarters, regional offices, and Enforcement specialized...

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Thinking Outside the Tick Box

Based on research from Thomson Reuters, this report indicates there's a perception that the overall value of maintaining a compliant workforce has diminished, and that training has largely been reduced to a "check the box" activity. The research suggests that more robust compliance frameworks are needed -- particularly given the "new normal" of the COVID era. Highlights include: Understanding the barriers to...

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